Quick question before the games today: Who you got in the group of death? Denmark, Germany, Netherlands or Portugal . . . It would be hard to bet against the Germans, but the Dutch showed a lot of class in the World Cup two years ago!
At press time, Harbaugh had sent Michigan’s athletic department an envelope containing a heavily annotated seating chart, a list of the 63,000 seat views he had found unsatisfactory, and a glowing 70-page report on section 25, row 12, seat 9, which he claimed is “exactly what the great sport of football is all about.”